18 AUGUST 2014
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Both Heathrow and Gatwick airports recorded record passenger numbers during July.
Some 6.97m used Heathrow last month, up 0.5% on July 2013 and making it the transport hub's busiest-ever month. Its busiest day was 27 July, when just under a quarter of a million people passed through the current five terminals.
Gatwick reported that 4.1m used the airport in the same period – up by 6% for the year and a monthly record. The annual running total is now 37m passengers per annum.
On a smaller scale, but just as vital for London from a business travel point of view, London City Airport) saw 341,866 passengers transit in July, a 4% increase on the previous record set 12 months ago. The total for 2014 could each 3.7m passengers, up over 10% on the previous 12 months. www.heathrowairport.com www.gatwickairport.com www.londoncityairport.com
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